Phone In: Jody Watley
Ronnie Herel Caught Up With Jody Watley on #MiDrive.
Grammy Award winner, Jody Watley is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, whose music crosses genres including Pop, R&B, Jazz, Dance, and Electronic Soul.
Jody made a name for herself as the front lady of Shalamar in the 70s. After leaving the group in the early 80’s, Jody embarked on a solo career and released her self-titled album in 1987. A showcase for her vocal chops and songwriting skills – was a beats & grooves tribute to her club kid roots, from the underground spots she frequented as a teenager to her stardom (while still a teen) as one of the most popular dancers in the history of the iconic TV show “Soul Train.”
Watley has stayed active through her career and currently has a new hit on her hands with the band SRL ‘The Passion’.